Volunteers are what make an event, and each and every athlete hugely appreciates the amazing work done by our volunteers!
We will need heaps of awesome, helpful, energetic, friendly volunteers to be a part of the event too and add to the event experience for everyone. Dates required range from Wednesday 18 October 2017 until Monday 23 October 2017.
Our volunteer roles vary from pre-event setup, to race day support and post event pack down. Check out the descriptions below for further information.
For more information or to register your interest please contact: Lizcairns57@gmail.com
Assisting with set-up and running of athlete registration. This could include directing athletes, race number collection, transponder (timing device) checking, race bag pick up. This role is based in the Queenstown Memorial Centre.
SITE & BRANDING ASSISTANT
Assisting the branding manager with pre, during and post event infrastructure build and also with sorting and installation of branding & signage. These are active & physical roles.
HAPPY WITH ANYTHING
You're keen to be involved and are happy to go wherever we need you most. Thank you for your flexibility.
INFO DESK ASSISTANT
The info desk is the initial face of the event for all athletes, volunteers and public. We need friendly people, who enjoy meeting and helping people to ensure they have an awesome event experience.
BAG DROP ASSISTANT
To help organise and monitor bag drop and distribution.
START LINE ASSISTANT
Either pre-event or race day roles. This involves all aspects of set up of each of the three start line infrastructures, branding and signage. This is physical active work. On race day, it's an early start for a very important role, working in a team at one of the three start lines (10km, Half or Full). Roles include assisting with final set-up, signage, info desk, car parking attendants, car/ bus drop off, athlete bag drop and pack down. A great role if you have a group of friends, and all want to be in the same place.
FINISH LINE & RECOVERY ASSISTANT
Assisting athletes as they come through the finish, presenting their medal, handing out water and providing support to the athletes.
AID STATION CREW
Based at one of the eight aid stations on course, you'll be working as a team of volunteers to provide hydration to runners. Great role if you have a group of friends and all want to be in the same place.
Assisting athletes with directions and encouragement on course, keep public safe, provide event information and assist with limiting public being on the course. A great role if you want to see the action out on course.
Race day role. You need to be confident supporting our traffic management staff with directing athletes through an intersection/across a road and may involve assisting with holding traffic as they pass.
Assisting with all aspects of prize-giving, including set-up and prize giving itself, ensuring the process runs smoothly.
this is a Maori acronym - In English it means
Awhitia: To embrace, cherish
Te rangatahi: The youth, young person
Akona: To learn, study, instruct, advise
Whakawhitia: To exchange, cross over, transfer
He ara hou: A new pathway
Atawhaitia: Give kind attention
Inaianei tonu: Right now, instantly